September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

COMMUNITY NEWS

Inaugural ‘Trails that Teach’ event More...

Our Future In The Making

Building a Coalition and Transforming Southwest Florida’s Workforce

“I’M A FUTUREMAKER.” More...

FutureMakers Coalition Takeaways:

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Meet the Original FutureMakers

Three years ago the Southwest Florida Community Foundation brought together education, business and nonprofit leaders around increasing the number of regional high school seniors completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. More...

Special Sections

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

57 Hannah St., Port Charlotte

HERE’S A WELL-MAINTAINED POOL HOME with a beautifully manicured lawn and shrubbery. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Cat music

Cellist/composer David Teie finds felines respond to his species-specific sounds

REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME YOU HEARD A Beatles song? The raw blues/rock of The Rolling Stones? Aretha Franklin’s commanding voice demanding R-E-S-P-E-C-T? More...

Gulfshore Opera hits the high notes from Punta Gorda to Marco Island

Gulfshore Opera plans 26 events equally dispersed among the three coastal counties of Southwest Florida between October and May for its 2016-17 season. More...

Punta Gorda author works for fair, full, informed voter participation

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Make Democracy Work Again: A Blueprint for the 2016 Election and Beyond” by Teresa Jenkins. Book Broker Publishers. 362 pages. Trade paperback, $15.99. More...

Checking out Punta Gorda’s upcoming library

The planners, builders and supporters of the new library proposed for Punta Gorda seem keen to follow the words of Syracuse professor R. More...

Florida bears thriving, count of 4,030 beats estimates

Florida’s statewide bear population now stands at 4,030, up from a few hundred bears in the 1970s. This final estimate represents a refinement of the preliminary March 2016 estimate of 4,350 bears. More...

Florida International Air Show gives media a preview

Jennifer Smith, right, marketing manager for Aviation Partners Group, APG Avionics and APG Aviation at the Punta Gorda Airport, is also director of marketing for the Florida International Air Show, c More...

Reporting In

In this issue of Our Community, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is turning over these pages to the FutureMakers Coalition. More...

Reinvesting in Our Future, Strengthening Our Community

The FutureMakers Coalition has received tremendous support from the Southwest Florida community during the past year. More...

Business News

HALO effect

Tech firm opens 3-D print shop to create everything from models to body parts.

It’s hard to wrap your head around future technology changing so fast that even engineers feel overwhelmed with possibilities. So it is with 3-D printing, which has come to a storefront in Palm Beach County. More...

Wells Fargo scandal shows that corporate culture matters

MONEY & INVESTING

While most people know me as the owner of Rick’s Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, I did spend the majority of my working life working for various banks and investment banks in a variety of roles. More...

Boca Grande’s Gasparilla Inn hosts annual open house Oct. 5

Now ushering in the classic resort’s 103rd season, the Gasparilla Inn & Club in Boca Grande hosts its annual Community Open House from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. No reservation is necessary. More...